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Metropolitan School of the Arts’ Youth Ballet to Present ‘Cinderella’
Metropolitan School of the Arts’ Youth Ballet to Present ‘Cinderella’

Metropolitan School of the Arts Youth Ballet presents Cinderella on Sun., April 30 at 12 noon,
3 p.m. and 6 p.m. seatings at the George Washington National Masonic Memorial Theater at 101 Callahan Dr. in Alexandria, Va. Tickets are $12 per person. For more tickets, go to www.metropolitanarts.org.

Metropolitan School of the Arts presents one of the most enchanting rags-to-riches storybook ballets, Cinderella. This is the endearing story of a young girl who keeps the words of her parents close to her heart; she remains faithful to being courageous and kind. Though cruelly mistreated, by her comically portrayed ugly sisters and stepmother, Cinderella remains virtuous. Watch the prince have his heart captured by this beautiful mysterious guest who dashes off at the stroke of midnight, leaving only her glass slipper behind. Purchase 10 or more tickets to a single show and receive a $2 discount per ticket. If you are a Girl Scout Troop, please email production@metropolitanarts.org to arrange for a special patch and post performance event.

“Our Cinderella ballet is the perfect spring performance for young and old…it brings the classic tale to life; both entertaining and heart-warming,” said Melissa Dobbs, founder and executive director of Metropolitan School of the Arts of Alexandria, Va.

Alexandria, Va.-based, Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA), a 501 (c) 3 organization, is the first Washington, D.C. area, private, secondary performing arts school, founded in 2013 by Melissa Dobbs. The MSA performing arts studios in Alexandria, Va. have taught dance, music and theater to more than 10,000 students since 2001. Noted for its world-class instructors, MSA offesrs high quality performing arts training in a ground breaking, holistic learning environment that cultivates creativity, builds community and empowers students. The organization was featured in Dance Teacher magazine, FOX 5 Morning News, WUSA9 Great Day Washington, ABC-7 Good Morning Washington, Northern Virginia Magazine, Washington Business Journal, Washington Post Weekend and Washington Families magazine. Many students from MSA studios go on to perform in prestigious arenas including Broadway, National Tours, The Julliard School, The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Washington Ballet, The American Academy of Ballet, Universal Ballet Academy, The Kirov Ballet, The Hartt School, Marymount University (New York), Ford’s Theater and Mark Morris Dance Company. MSA offers a performing arts academy, a performing arts studio, a youth tap ensemble, a youth ballet, a jazz company, community theatre program, as well as MetroClub and MetroRide, as part of their arts-focused, after-school program. Call 703.339.0444 or visit www.metropolitanarts.org, Facebook or Twitter.

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